INFORMATIONS



 
Conference Schedule

Registration will start on Sunday July 23rd in the afternoon.

The opening session is scheduled to take place on Monday July 24th at 8:30;

the conference will end on Saturday July 29th at 11h.

Session hours are 8:30 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 16:30

Sessions of the conference will be held in the ICISE conference Center.


 
Conference Facilities

The following equipment will be available:

  • video projector for computer presentations
  • overhead projector
  • internet access will be available at the conference site.
    A wireless hub is installed and covers the whole conference building

 
Accommodation

Accommodation in a four star hotel in Quy Nhon is guaranteed if your registration is made before May 23rd.

All sessions will be held in the ICISE conference center, 10 minutes taxi (or one hour walk) away from the hotel. (you can visualise it on this map). Daily bus transfer (morning and end afternoon) will be provided by the conference organization.

Participants will be expected to arrive on Sunday July 23rd, and will leave on Saturday July 24th in the afternoon.

Breakfast and dinner will be served in the hotel for all participants. Lunch will be served at ICISE. The cost per person (full board for 6 days) will amount to $315 US for a double room and $450 US for a single room. Cost per additional day is $55 US for double room and $80 US for a single room .

If you wish to have alcoholic or soft drinks with your meals, these will be charged to your account by the hotel. The meals will include mineral water.

Payment for board and lodging should be done upon arrival either in cash or with your credit card (the latter will incur a small supplement).

Important Note:
Hotel reservations are made for the whole duration of the meeting, i.e. from Sunday noon, July 23rd to Saturday morning July 29th. Please note that the total cost of the meeting cannot be reduced even in case of partial attendance.

If you intend to arrive before Sunday, July 23rd or leave after Saturday, July 29th, please let us know in advance so that we can try to make the appropriate hotel reservation for you: contact rencontres.vietnam@gmail.com

Please note also that if you arrive before midday and wish your room to be made available immediately, you will be charged for an extra day. You must inform us so that the hotel can prepare your room in advance.

 
Travel

TRAVEL

There are two main international airports in Vietnam : Hanoi (Noi Bai airport : HAN) and Ho Chi Minh (Tan Son Nhat airport : SGN).
As there more flights from Ho Chi Minh to Quy nhon, it is more convenient to fly from foreign countries to Ho Chi Minh than to Hanoi.

Below is an indicative flight schedule. Please check before reservation.

Sunday July 23: Ho Chi Minh to Quy Nhon

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
06:40

Quy Nhon - UIH
07:50

Vietnam Airlines
VJ 380

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
07:30

Quy Nhon - UIH
08:40

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1392

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
10:35

Quy Nhon - UIH
11:45

JetStar Pacific Airlines
BL 252

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
14:55

Quy Nhon - UIH
16:05

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1396

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
15:00

Quy Nhon - UIH
16:10

VietJet Air
VJ 384

Saturday July 24: Quy Nhon to Ho Chi Minh

Quy Nhon - UIH
08:00

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
09:10

VietJet Air
VJ 381

Quy Nhon - UIH
09:25

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
10:30

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1393

Quy Nhon - UIH
11:50

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
12:55

JetStar Pacific Airlines
BL 253

Quy Nhon - UIH
16:55

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
18:00

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1397

Quy Nhon - UIH
16:50

Ho Chi Minh - SGN
18:00

VietJet Air
VJ 385

Sunday July 23 or Monday July 24: Hanoi to Quy Nhon

Hanoi - HAN
07:25

Quy Nhon - UIH
09:00

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1621

Hanoi - HAN
06:40

Quy Nhon - UIH
08:20

VietJet Air
VJ 433

Hanoi - HAN
12:00

Quy Nhon - UIH
13:40

VietJet Air
VJ 431

For those arriving via Hanoi, since the only dayly flight to Quy Nhon is very early in the morning, it may be wise to take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and catch up there the afternoon flight to Quy Nhon.

Saturday July 29 or Sunday July 30: Quy Nhon to Hanoi

Quy Nhon - UIH
08:55

Hanoi - HAN
10:35

VietJet Air
VJ 434

Quy Nhon - UIH
09:45

Hanoi - HAN
11:15

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1620

Quy Nhon - UIH
14:15

Hanoi - HAN
15:55

VietJet Air
VJ 432

In order to welcome you and organize your transfert from Quy Nhon airport to the conference hotel, please inform the conference secretariat of your flight number as well as the date and the arrival time in Quy nhon.
Conference buses will be available at Quy Nhon airport on Sunday July 23 (morning and afternoon flights) and Monday July 24 (morning flights).

Conference hotel address:
Hotel Hai Au : 489 An Duong Vuong Street, Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh province.


 
Immigration / Visa

IMMIGRATION

We list here some rules as they apply in summer 2016: we will strive to update these informations regularly, but you should make sure they indeed apply to august 2017 before traveling.

All participants do require a visa to visit Vietnam, except for few exemptions listed below.

Vietnam Visa exemption is granted to holders of a passport from:

  • Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia and Laos for visits of 30 days at the maximum.
  • Philippines for visits of 21 days at the maximum.
  • Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia and Finland for visits of 15 days at the maximum.
    At the end of June 2015, 5 more countries have been added to this list: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom for one year and then prolonged for another year in june 2016.

To obtain a visa Please inform the conference secretariat of your internet visa number and your arrival date and time at the entrance airport.

This internet visa procedure is cheaper but it does take some time (~ 60 min) at the airport immigration office, depending on the queue. Do not forget to have with you 2 passport photos and USD in cash as required by the internet visa service.
 
Registration Informations

Registration fee

If you wish to participate in the conference, you should register as soon as possible using the on-line registration form

The deadline for registration and hotel reservation is July 2nd, 2017.

The conference fee will be

Date of payment

Until May 23rd , 2017

After May 23rd , 2017

Participant

350 USD

420 USD

Accompanyng member

120 USD

150 USD

The registration fee includes:
  • A copy of the proceedings for the participants.
  • Pick-up service from/to Quy Nhon Airport on Sunday August 6 and Saturday August 12
  • Social activities and Banquet
A special program for the accompanying members will be organized.

Payment

Payment can be made either
  • on line (the preferred method) - in that case, follow this link
  • or by cash at the conference site
  • by interbank transfer; in that case, you should transfer the fee to the following bank.
US dollars
(Please add $20 US for bank fees)

RENCONTRES DU VIETNAM
CREDIT MUTUEL
4 Place de la Poste
91440 Bures Sur Yvette, France
Bank Code: 10278, Branch: 06009
Account Number: 00020416302 Key: 41
IBAN: FR76 10278 0600 9000 2041 6302 41
BIC: CMCIFR2A
The transfer should indicate clearly your name to identify the payee. Please inform the conference secretariat by fax or email that the transfer has been done. You should obtain proof of payment and hand it to the conference secretariat at the conference site. It will take at least four (4) weeks for our account to be credited, so please have the transfer made before June 23rd, 2017.

 
Financial Support

Some limited accommodation funds may be available for young scientists. The application form for financial support should be filled in (including a short resume) and submitted. A letter of recommendation should be sent to:

J. Tran Thanh Van (jtrantv@gmail.com)

and copy to rencontres.vietnam@gmail.com

 
Social Events

Welcome cocktail on Sunday July 23rd at 19:00.

Excursion on Wednesday July 26th afternoon.

Conference dinner on Thursday July 27th in the evening.

All participants and their families are invited to regularly scheduled events.
Please note that if you and/or a guest wish to organize a special tour, a tour operator at the hotel can help you.

Several post-conference Tours will be proposed for participants: a feeling of these can be seen on this web site.

It will also be possible to have a short (1-2 days) tour either before or after the conference. However, this will have to be arranged directly by the participant through a local travel agency. We will provide the link for a local travel agent in the near future.